Nigeria get Ethiopia test for CHAN

Nigeria Vs Ethiopia in 2014 Worldcup playoffs

Nigeria will battle Ethiopia in a warm-up on January 4 in Abuja ahead of the 2014 CHAN in South Africa, officials said.

Ethiopia, who are also bound for CHAN, requested for the friendly and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have granted their wish, according to Brila FM Radio.

Ethiopia are therefore expected to fly in on Friday, January 3 for the test game.

Nigeria are drawn in Group A with hosts South Africa, Mali and Mozambique, while Ethiopia are in Group C with Ghana, Congo and Libya.

Interestingly, both countries battled it out for a 2014 World Cup ticket in a final playoff in October and November.

Coach Stephen Keshi has demanded for a friendly against a national team before the team depart for South Africa on January 7.

The CHAN Eagles have played several test games against local clubsides including league champions Kano Pillars.

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